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figure in the nfl, beloved by baltimore, but cursed by cleveland. art mo del has died. is as he arrived in charm city. the 87-year-old died of natural causes early this morning with his family by his side. he was admitted to john hopkins just yesterday. his son, david, released this statement, saying he was adisorder by the entire baltimore community for his kindness and generosity, and he loved baltimore. ravens owner said, he was my friend, my mentor, we will miss him so much, and roger goodell, any conversation with art included laughing. he always left you with a smile on your face. fans saddened to hear of his pacing, remember when hi introduced the raven toss baltimore. >> obviously a courageous thing he did moving the team from cleveland to baltimore. my most vivid memory is the lombardi when they won. he will be missed and he's done a lot. >> modell purchased the cleveland browns for $4 million in 1961, by the mid '90s he said he was losing millions and decided to make a move. to the ire of browns fans everywhere, he brought the franchise to baltimore. you could say the move tar
for moving the team to baltimore in 1996. the ravens won the super bowl in 2000. he sold the ravens in 2004. news 4 melissa mollet is in baltimore and will have more on modell's passing at 11:30. >>> fairfax county schools may change how they discipline students. the disciplinary policy. news 4 megan mcgrath has more now from fairfax. >> good morning. every student in the fairfax county public school system is bound by the rules and policies of the rights and responsibilities manual. but that manual is quite large. it's over 40 pages. and it's actually in the process of being updated and changed. that process, however, has not been without controversy. some parents have called for a reworking of the discipline rules and they want input into that process. well, later tonight, the school board will vote on the makeup of a 29-person committee that will look at the policies and then offer recommendations to the school board. now, the committee is to be made up of administrators, educators and parents, but some are concerned that the committee is too heavily weighed towards staff members. and th
toward baltimore, they have been dealing with flooding and flood warnings in that area. delmarva hit very, very hard. also some rain farther down to the south. as we widen out here hurricane the remnants of isaac making its presence felt all across the mid-atlantic and ohio river valley. look at all of this rain down to the south and west, all of that this going to try to push through our area overnight tonight into date tomorrow and then again into the day on wednesday. we have the potential to see a lot of rain the next couple of days, get out those umbrellas a lot of kids starting school tomorrow, going to need those umbrellas for sure. talk about that how much rain we may see. how much rain you may see and what's next in the forecast coming up. >> all right, doug. tonight, people in the bloomingdale neighborhood of d.c. still cleaning up after torrential rains flooded the area yet again last night. rhode island avenue looked more like a river sunday night. rescuers having to use this inflatable zodiac to get one man out of a stranded car. today, residents say they are fed up as they s
of the state's 2012 ploips, a special event began down at the inner harbor in baltimore. keith russell is live with a look at the honors for old and new champions, like michael phelps and katy la decky. >> reporter: the old, the new, the present, past, future, all coming together all at once. martin o'malley, maryland's governor, got the party started this afternoon. he took the podium, and before he got to the podium, there was a special entrance for all the dignitaries. they came in on the pride of baltimore. the pride of baltimore pulling into baltimore, maryland, harbor. as we speak, the governor is still shaking hands. he doesn't want to get out of here. michael phelps, the greatest olympian of all-time, 22 olympic medals, this is where he was born, was it held here for that reason? no, that's not the only reason. >> it coincides with defender's day when the people of baltimore came together to defend the star spangled banner. and our athletes echoed that sentiment when they put their hands over their heart and sang the star spangled banner. it's a beautiful day and these are great athlet
cloudy skies, 45 in winchester, 43 cumberland. baltimore 53 and andrews at 51. >>> monika has timesaver traffic. >> reporter: inbound 66, although it is sitting on the shoulder i'm going to step out to see what it looks like on sky 9. the flashing lights causing delays through manassas. they continue to centerville before the pace improves. then it is heavy again as normal route 50 toward 123 and vienna. keep this in mind for your travel plans. back over to our maps, this time on the north side of town, outer loop flowing down now as you can see here a little bit of yellow forming at college park. the pace is good beyond that as you head for 270. we'll go over to our next map, you got it from 85 down toward 121. back to our maps, we want to let you know penn line number 400 is canceled. and i'll in back with more traffic coming up at 6:43. back to you guys. >>> just over six weeks ago until election day and the candidates are refocusing on economy. >> romney fought back against the accusations about his plan to fix the economy not being specific enough. >> i can tell them specifically i
in turn sold it to an american businessman whose wife loaned it to the baltimore museum of art in 1931. >> we're all quite excited. it's not every day a renoir walks in the door. >> reporter: excitement turned to disappointment when just this week it was learned that renoir was stolen property, lifted from the walls of the baltimore museumin 1951. maryland resident steven virges thought he knew excitement as an actor in italy, but the frenzy over the renoir has made him take a second look at a painting he picked up in south america. >> i think it's probably edward munch and i picked it up in lima in the antique section of old town lima. >> reporter: as for the small renoir with a big price tag, it's not clear who stole it and where it's been until it surfaced this summer. the fbi is investigating. the baltimore museum of art wants the renoir back and no word yet on whether the woman who paid $7 for it will get anything in the end. in alexandria, andrea mccarren, 9 news now. >>> on the campaign trail president obama was hanging around the nation's capital. he's got to host some fundra
brought the nfl back to baltimore is fighting for his life this morning. art modell is reportedly gravely ill at johns hopkins university hospital. modell gained attention in 1996 when he decided to move the cleveland browns to baltimore and eventually sold all but 1% of the ravens. the ravens team spokesman did not know modell's condition, but a cleveland television system is reporting that the 87-year-old's vital organs are failing. >>> the georgetown man suspected of killing his wife is competent to stand trial. psychiatrists at st. elizabeth's hospital say 48-year-old albricht muth has stopped eating but is competent enough to understand the charges. he is accused of killing viola drath last year and his trial is set for october. >>> a 12-year-old boy charged with second-degree murder will have to wait until october to learn his fate. he offered a plea to involuntary manslaughter charges in court. an alfred plea does not admit guilt but does concede there is enough evidence to convict. the boy's accused of beating his 2-year-old foster sister to death in july. the court will determine
. >>> we have some breaking news now. there is a shooting reported at morgan state university in baltimore. one man has been shot on campus. again, morgan state university in baltimore, reports of a shooting. details coming in. we'll give it to you as we get more of it. >>> some businesses in prince george's county say they were ransacked in the aftermath of those storms last weekend. thieves moved in while the power was out last saturday. storm owners tell us they targeted copper piper. darcy spencer has more on these crimes of opportunity. darcy? >> reporter: tim, apparently when the power goes out, so do surveillance cameras at many businesses. business owners tell us they were targeted as a result of that. this is what they were after, copper pipes and wiring. >> they broke the gate and got in. >> reporter: he said thieves went behind his shell gas station on old branch avenue in clinton saturday and stole the copper piping off his air conditioning unit. >> we paid about $2,400. it's up and running now. less than $10 for that. >> reporter: it happened after severe storms left thousands
the baltimore beltway and the capitol beltway, travel lanes are open, even considering on 225 as you make your commute through southeast. no issues to report. travel lanes are open. traveling on 50 in maryland, past east-west highway, no major issues here as you make your way traveling westbound in the city as well as towards eastbound towards the bay bridge, your travel lanes are open. aaron and eun, back over to you. >> thank you, danella. >>> breaking news in northeast washington. right now police are investigating a stabbing there. let's check in with melissa mollet with more on what we know. melissa, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to both of you. right now investigators are still on the scene. they've been out here since 3:30 this morning. at this point, they don't have much to go on because the victim in this case is not talking. here's what we know. we know that around 3:30 this morning, someone placed a call to 911 for an aggravated assault that happened right here. we understand this adult male was found on the steps in front of the lincoln road apartments. police tell news 4
's starting to lighten up a little bit. bowie to columbia, mt.ary, pushing toward baltimore. another area of showers in manassas and wood bridge and right around the southern end of the beltway. humidity will be high today. your temperature, 83 degrees at noontime. 85 by 3:00. i think it's late in the day today where we could see some drenching thunderstorms. let's get a look at traffic now with danella sealock. >> thanks. >>> right now we're watching the roads. traveling along beach drive in northeast, we have a downed tree slowing you down. beach drive is closed right now. that is between joyce road and blackton drive. other parts in our area look really good right now. not seeing any volume or road work to warn you about. traveling along i 270, past clarksburg road. really in both directions, nice and clear. a look at the beltway right now, inner loop and outer loop, no issues to report. travel sbeeds from i. 270 on the inner loop, 61 miles per hour. that drive just taking ten minutes. give yourself extra time this morning and pack your patience. eun, over to you. >>> 4:33. the democra
. >>> at least seven people are being treated for injuries they got in a baltimore bus crash. they were waiting in a shelter today when the bus literally jumped that curve and struck them. they were rushed to the hospital with injuries described as non-life threatenings. the mta's bus driver taken for drug and alcohol levels were routine for the serious crash. >>> well the washington nationals are still just one win away from clinching the first playoff birth for the major league baseball team. well, since i was a kid. dave owens is live at the national park where the excitement and the anticipation is building up for tonight's game against the dodgers. now dave, we thought we had it last night and then it just slipped away. >> reporter: yes, he thought he would spoil the party out here. of course that late home run, giving the dodgers the 7-6 win. it made us wait just a little bit for the nationals to try to clinch that first playoff spot like you say in some 79 years. even as you say, derek, it brings to mind, just how bad it had franchise has been. i mean, the nationals, they lost about 300
, still wet. that rain going into baltimore and areas up around i-83. seeing the showers dwindle and dry up just off to the south and west. throughout the day today, getting warm scattered showers and embedded heavier rains around the area. the moisture that's in the air right now, it's got big potential. it could rain somewhere around one to two inches per hour. so when we get those downpours around the area we could see some isolated flooding. 3:00 today, some storms possible, too, as we get into the evening hours here on tuesday and even for 8:00, 9:00, still a little wet with tomorrow morning, yeah, you guessed it, more of the showers around the area. front is coming in for wednesday. even by noontime, tomorrow we could see some heavier rain and some thunderstorms around the area. for the weekend, theed of the week, in fact, saturday and sunday, we're keeping our eye on this storm. it's leslie. a category 2 hurricane approaching bermuda could lead to some rough surf and some rip currents along the beachers for the weekend. your forecast, next three days looking wet. right now, friday
up his fight to keep a baltimore raven from speaking out on gay marriage. the delegate had been trying to keep a linebacker from making ads like this. >> i believe we should be doing everything that we can to make maryland families stronger. which is why i support marriage for gay and lesbian couples who want to make a lifetime commitment to each other. people from all walks of life. >> now, burns has reconsidered. he told "the baltimore sun" that the player has first amendment rights and should be able to speak his mind. >>> maryland olympians and paralympians are receiving heroes' welcome from the states. yesterday crowds gathered in baltimore to celebrate the athletes' achievements in london. swimmer michael phelps, the most decorated olympian in history, spoke at the event thanking fans for their support. katie ledecky, the youngest, and a gold medal winner, also attended. >>> well, if you want to show your support for the redskins and robert griffin iii, just put your hands in the air. >> that's right. it's called griffining, and it's the latest internet phenomenon. people
and questionable travel spending. >>> the man who brought the ravens to baltimore is in the hospital this morning. art modell is reportedly gravely ill at johns hopkins. modell's praised in maryland but vilified in cleveland after moving the browns to baltimore back in 1996. he eventually sold all but 1% of the ravens. the ravens team spokesman did not know modell's position, but a cleveland television station is reporting that the 87-year-old's vital organs are failing. >>> a traffic alert now for drivers in northern virginia. a busy off-ramp in tysons corner will soon be back open. at 5:00 a.m. tomorrow, crews will reopen the ramp from southbound 123 to westbound route 7. drivers have been using a temporary ramp. the regular rp had been closed while a tunnel was being built for metro's silver line. >>> 5:06 now, 76 degrees. a neighborhood on alert. a man bruised and beaten is sharing his story. >>> and the airline known for low fares that's now on the way to our region. >>> plus, hot and sticky weather. is relief on the way soon? storm team 4 meteorologist [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. your
bought at a flea market for $7 was actually stolen from a baltimore museum decades ago. baltimore police found the theft report written up in 1951 when a painting was snatched from the baltimore museum of art and a brief description seems to the match the painting a virginia woman bought two years ago at a west virginia flee market. she recently had it examined at an auction house in alexandria. >> she paid $7 for it and the painting we have estimated to sell at auction at 75,000 to 100,000. >> the fbi is investigating and the painting could be heading back to that museum. if so, that virginia woman is out of seven bucks. maybe that 100 grand or so. >> got to be disappointing. >>> coming up at 7:00 we'll tell you why a few grown men wore high heels across a college campus and it was not a fashion statement. >> and a hong kong tycoon offers tens of millions of dollars to find a husband for his daughter, but there is 1 very big catch. you might want to hear about this. >> i'm meteorogist topper shutt, clouds now, showers on the way. another day in the 80s, our third day, 81 and 67 going in
? this message. >>> maryland lawmaker gave up on his attempt to stop a baltimore ravens linebacker from speaking out on gay marriage. he wanted them to stop brendan from making ads like this one. >> i believe we should be doing everything that we can to make maryland families stronger. which is why i support marriage for gay and lesbian couples, who want to make a lifetime commitment to each other. >> well, now byrnes has reconsidered. he told the baltimore sun that the player has first amendment rights and should be able to speak his mind. >>> a big honor today for maryland's olympians and p paralympia paralympians. the crowd paid tribute to their achievements in baltimore today. michael phelps with the most medals of any olympian ever, thanking everyone for their support. and the youngest u.s. olympic member and also a gold medalist katy ledecky. >> we're basking in the glow of yesterday's win for the redskins, right, dan hellie? >> reporter: you know, this reminds me of katy ledecky's award. maybe the biggest debut of all yesterday. what a show it was in new orleans. we will be hearing from r
dermtelling at the johns hopkins -- dermatology at the johns hopkins center in baltimore. ten years ago he never saw skin cancer in a child. now he sees a few cases a year. >> commensurate with the adult epidemic in skin cancer, children not far behind. clearly, people are getting more sun exposure. and kids are getting tons of sun exposure, particularly early in life. >> reporter: dr. cohen says it's not just melanoma that's on the rise, he's seeing more incidents of less serious basal and squ m squaumous cell cancer, as well. he believes genetics and more exposure to ultraviolet light are factors. >> i think some of the problem in children under the age of 12 is that we don't understand what it means for them lifelong. >> reporter: for example, the chance of recurrence after a melanoma be as high as 50%. but dr. cohen worries that in a child who has years and years left to live, that chance could be much higher. that's why melissa says she's constantly checking all of her children's skin. >> so many people don't think kids are going to get skin cancer. it doesn't discriminate, and it do
. and a wild ride, downtown baltimore.in they >>> sun myung moon died. founded the unification church. his religious movement began in the 70s and spread around the world. the church is probably best known for mass weddings. officials for the church say moon passed away monday. two weeks after being hospitalized with pneumonia. he was 92. we are learning new information about the pilot killed during iowa's air show. glen smith was flying in formation with two other jets yesterday when he faeld iled toe a turn and crash. smith was the newest member of the hopper flight team. pilots said he had 25 years of experience. hundreds were watching when the plane went down. the ntsb is investigating the crash. for many, labor day is about enjoying cookouts and enjoying the last day of summer. but for others a tam ime to remember those who fought for our countrien world war ii. the ceremony held at the world war ii memorial on the wall. held to xhcommemorate the anniversary of vj-day, the day the allies defeated japan in 1945. including a wreath laying ceremony and performance from u.s. marine corps
're heading out to baltimore to redding to philadelphia, especially here in central new jersey, some really heavy downpours and those are trying to drift up here toward long island. so areas throughout no, during your early morning commute, you may deal with some heavy downpour. then we're dealing with leslie. it is still a tropical storm but it has strength rched a little bit. looks like possibly a category 2 hurricane by saturday. if it does we'll have pretty good upcoming waves and the rip current will be very high along the eastern seaboard. surfers will love it but it will be dangerous for anyone going to the beaches. showers along the air yas. look how hot it is still in texas. we'd like to get rid of those 100s. that's a look at your national forecast. now here's a look at the weather outside your window. today in chicago, 87 degrees. the front is kind of stalling out just to your south. you'll be okay. memphis still very warm at 95. look at oklahoma city, 103. we really haven't gotten any rain in a long time. so the heat in the middle of the country still with the drought conditions
for the redskin game. you'll go up to baltimore to see the ravens. take a sweatshirt. you could be in the upper 40s to low 50s. low 70s on monday. upper 70s tuesday with sunshine. wednesday a few showers late, but warm again. high temperatures in the low 80s. returns right after this. stay tuned. >>> in the mail bag tonight, mitt romney, the republican still taking hits for what he said to big dollar donors about the 47% of americans who he says will never vote for him. but our good friend, john, says sometimes the truth hurts. media have already said that 95% plus voters have already made up their minds and neither side is courting those voters. they are after the 5% of undecided voters. so now come governor romney that acknowledges he is not worried about the 47% that will vote for president obama no matter what. what is the issue again? well john, the issue is how romney characterized those obama voters. victims unwilling to take charge of their own lives. in other words, losers. not the right attitude for a guy who desperately says he wants to be more likable. then there was this on the contin
. it could be a matter of weeks or months. hopefully before the next big storm. in baltimore, andrea mccarren, 9news now. >> pepco workers just may be headed for the picket line. union workers are said to vote, leaders are asking him to reject it. the utility company said it's the last and final offer. the post reports two sides met with the mediator 51 times and they don't have a good time. the last time they walked off the job, 1985. >>> it already distributes distributes free condoms, and now free morning after contraceptive pills. they are being made available. girls as young as 14 can get the morning after pills and they don't need their parents consent. about 7,000 girls get pregnant by age 17. half of them have abortions. >> you have to opt in to donate your organs, okay? you have to opt in. parents need to opt in with informed consent. this is not just giving a condom to a young person. this is talking about a chemical, hormonal, drug cocktail. the parents have a right to know. >> we know that in new york city public schools, about 40% of young people are sexually active. and
who brought the ravens to baltimore and was a key insider in the national football league, died this morning. art modell was 87. modell was belough in baltimore, but cursed in cleveland in 1996, when he moved the franchise to charm city, a move some say kept him from getting into the pro football hall of fame. during the four decades, he helped negotiate lucrative contracts with tv networks. his wife patricia died last year and his sons david and john were at his side when he died. >>> in just a matter of hours, the fairfax county school board will vote on a new committee, which could be influential when it comes to changes in the way students are disciplined. the board is creating a panel to streamline students' rights and responsibilities. the manual, that is, which includes disciplinary policies. tonight they will vote on the makeup of that 29-person committee. it would be comprised the -- and this is causing some concern among parents who fear their voices won't be heard if school officials outnumber them on the panel. >> i'd like to see experts who know about student discip
that in a baltimore county court today. he also said the 15-year-old was on suicide watch while being treated at a psychiatric hospital. gladden has since been transferred to a detention center. the 10th grader faces 29 charges, including attempted murder for shooting a fellow student in the back on the first day of school. today a judge allowed a delay in his bail review, so that his lawyers could go over his medical records. >>> a developing story out of chicago. the public school students will still be out of class until at least monday. we learned this afternoon that the teachers strike will continue tomorrow. the unions are still working out details of a new contract. the issues? a new teacher evaluation program, a longer school day. illinois house of delegates will have to approve any new deal. chicago teachers walked off the job on monday, their first strike in 25 years. >>> this november, maryland voters will decide whether to expand gambling in the state. this afternoon, mgm resorts international opened an office at national harbor. to provide information on job opportunities, should
or months. hopefully, before the next big storm. in baltimore, andrea mccarren, 9news now. >> one of the energy companies noted that montgomery county residents pay a monthly energy fee, but no one raised questions about that. >> mitt romney was on 60 minutes last night and he insisted that his campaign does not need a turn around. and today, the republican presidential nominee plowed ahead with his economic message and hit president obama for comments he made on that very same program. tara with more from the white house. >> derek, nationally the race remains tied. the push is on now to win over voters in key battleground states who can help swing the election. hundreds of flag waving supporters greeted mitt romney's plane as it taxied to a rally in pueblo, colorado. >> mitt romney. >> reporter: the gop white house hopeful is looking for votes in the battleground state, where a new poll shows president obama with an edge. >> the american people cannot afford four more years of barack obama and that's why i'm going to become the next president of the united states. >> romney
at perry hall high school in baltimore county last month. >>> firefighters in southern california are making progress battling a fire at angeles national park northeast of los angeles. the fire is now 24% contained. firefighters say because of the terrain and warm temperatures it could take another week before it's fully contained. the fire has burned 3600 acre in the san gabrielle mountains. no communities are threatened. the fire broke out on sunday near a camp ground forcing thousands to evacuate during the busy labor day weekend. >>> plans are in the works to change a small shopping center into an urban town center in chevy chase. developers have big plans for the chevy chase complex on connecticut avenue between jones bridge road and east west highway. they want to redevelop the land by adding apartment buildings, retail space and open space. the major redevelopment proposal is getting mixed reviews. >> we're really providing new community gathering spaces, a new park, new amenities, better dining and shopping options for them. >> any redevelop t it here that's happening is g
will honor its olympic heroes today in baltimore. governor martin o'malley will help lead the ceremony at the inner harbor. swimmer michael phelps will be among the olympians honored. paralympians will also be honored for their achievements. >>> this morning football fans everywhere talking about robert griffin iii's brilliant debut. [ cheering ] >> he threw for 320 yards and two touchdowns as the skins upset the new orleans saints 40-32. he didn't throw any interceptions. the rookie quarterback didn't seem nervous either before or during the game. >> the one thing i don't do is try to stress about anything or prove anything to anyone. just go out and have fun. this is a game i played for a long time. the guys in the locker room, i was still a rookie to them. after this game, they told me i'm not a rookie anymore. >> it's worth noting there were five rookies who started at quarterback yesterday. robert griffin iii was the only one who win the game. if you watched yesterday's game, you saw what may be the greatest quarterback debut in nfl history. he is the first qb ever to throw for 30
ago in the campus in baltimore. police say a man was shot in an area between the student center and the theater. he was hit in the stomach and taken to the hospital. right now no word on his condition or who shot him. morgan state has sent out an alert asking the community to avoid the student center. we're following this story tonight. we'll bring you any new information, particularly on the whereabouts of the gunman. >>> back to libya now. and that embassy attack. u.s. officials now say they are investigating the possibility that yesterday's attack was a planned terrorist strike. the united states has evacuated all personnel from benghazi to tripoli. officials originally believed the attack was prompted by an anti-islamic video, but said this attack was too coordinated to have been spontaneous. >> reporter: good evening from washington. these shocking murders of our diplomats serve as a reminder of how dangerous the culture clash still is between the west and much of the muslim world. and how intense the clashes now between the rivals in the race for the white house. the u.s.
. >>> the man who brought the nfl back to baltimore is in the hospital this morning. a cleveland television station is reporting that art modell is gravely ill. modell gained national attention back in 1996 when he decided to move the cleveland browns to baltimore, where they changed their name to the ravens. he eventually sold all but 1% of the team. a ravens team spokesman says modell is at johns hopkins hospital but did not know his condition. >>> the nfl season is now under way. the redskins announced they'll be without starting safety brandon meriweather for the start of the season. he is out two to four weeks after he sprained his knee in practice. but you won't have to wait long to see robert griffin iii in action, just a few more days! fans caught a glimpse of what rg3 can do during his solid preseason games with two touchdowns and no interceptions, but there is no doubt he is feeling some butterflies for his first regular season game. >> everybody gets nervous. you know, everyone gets antsy, anxious, any word you want to use to put on that, it happens, but you do try to stay calm,
. >>> a 17-year-old boy shot in the cafeteria on the first day of school in baltimore is home. he was shot last month at perry hall high school. he left the hospital yesterday after two weeks. the boy who has down syndrome suffered a bruised lung and hole in his torso. the accused gunman is charged aas an adult with attempted murder and assault. >>> today players, fans and family and friends will say their final good-byes to legendary ravens' owner art modell. he'll be laid to rest at 11:00. last night the ravens paid tribute to helmet decals and a video before the game. he's best known for bringing football back to baltimore. he died thursday at 87. >>> the next time your kid gets a sore throat, you might be better off not giving them antibiotics. the infectious diseases society of america now suggesting most sore throats be treated without antibiotics because they are usually caused by a virus, not a bacteria. antibiotics don't work against viruses. it also recommends against removing kids' tonsils because of recurring throat infections. it says the risk of surgery, usually isn't worth i
're around baltimore, we've got more rain that sits back in west virginia. the other side of i-81. that's what's going to slowly be making its way eastward throughout the morning. i think by the time we get to mid morning, 8:00, 9:00 a.m., we will see those showers here locally and again just that showers for the area. nothing too heavy for the early part of the day. 79 degrees right now. high humidity. that's what's going to be sticking around all day today. even after i think the rain ends. we still have quite a bit of humidity. showers develop around 7:00, 8:00 a.m. 720 to 77 degrees. by noontime today, area of rain. some heavy already. 81 to 85. we're going to top out in the upper 80s today. cloudy sky. rain continuing. not really ending. >>> good news taking the beltway. checking out road work set up first at prince george's county. you have the right side blocked. completely gone at this time. also taking the beltway this time the outer loop approaching new hampshire avenue. the work zone there as you got closer to university boulevard, all of your lanes narrowed into just one rig
now as you head to the beltway or 270 or 95 from baltimore. no problems on the beltway itself outer loop from college park all the way across to bethesda you will be fine and all of the major corridors headed there as well. south on 270. at least right now at route 109 it's absolutely fine. this time to the maps to southern maryland. route 5, route 4, route 301 and 210 headed for the beltway is fine. no problems arnold andrews air force base and northbound 95 in springfield just bunching up a bit here at the beltway. i'll be back with more coming up. >>> millions placed orders for the iphone 5 last week and today you can start ordering the latest iphones in apple stores. >> who knew? those in need are lining up to get it. not just the people buying, the people selling services to go with the iphone. kristin fisher is live this morning at the big apple store in clinton. good morning kristin. >> reporter: this line is already almost 100 people deep. and the line at the apple store in georgetown almost as long. just massive amount of crowds. only at 5:00 in the morning. and i got to t
for speed in baltimore. some of the best drivers in the world will hit the streets for the second annual grand prix of baltimore. this from last yeis from last y. this great new race was almost cancelled as last year's promoters left the city with millions of dollars in unpaid bills. but a sports marketing firm took over the event and ensured this race will be even better than last year. >>> and the time right now, 6:54. more on sports. a wild game for the nationals and navy plays football across the pond. >> that's right. carol maloney has all the highlights in today's sports minute. >> good morning, everyone. i'm carol maloney. we start with baseball. cardinals/nationals, game 3 of their set. this goes into the ninth tied at nine until david freese of st. louis hits an rbi single and that wins it the cards. stephen strasburg takes the mound for the final game today. >>> to college football, ed sell and the terps playing post to william & mary. tribe led 6-0 for most of the quarter. a six-yard touchdown for justice picket and that was all it would take as maryland picks up the victory.
at bw parkway. looks nice and clear from the baltimore beltway all the way to the capitol beltway. not seeing anything to worry about. if you continue southbound on 295 heading into the district, clear as well really in both directions. i'll give you a live look if you're crossing over the wilson bridge. no volume at all. very, very light in both directions, accident free. coming back in ten minutes with a look at your rails. angie and aaron, back over to you. >>> prince george's county police are now installing cameras to watch cameras. they're setting up surveillance cameras to keep an eye on the county's speed cameras after a rash of vandalism. six speed cameras have been vandalized in april, and they cost thousands of dollars to replace. police hope to have 12 surveillance cameras up in the next couple of months. they say it's a matter of public safety. >>> 4:54 now. it will be yet another weekend of delays on metro. track work impacting four of the system's five lines. only one station will be closed, the greenbelt station on the green line. but single tracking on two section
shot in a cafeteria on the first day of school in baltimore is finally home. daniel was shot last month at perry hall high school. he left the hospital yesterday after spending two weeks in the hospital. he has down syndrome and suffered a bruised lung, fractured rib and a hole in his torso. the accused gunman is being charged as an adult with attempted murder and assault. >>> this morning a family is mourning the loss of a 2-year-old boy who apparently drowned in a backyard pool. chopper 4 flew over the scene yesterday morning in the 17000 block of sandy knoll drive. police say a neighbor was performing cpr on the child when they arrived. the boy was two months short of his third birthday. he was at home with a caretaker at the time. police are trying to figure out how he got into the pool. >>> montgomery county says pepco does not have enough crews to keep up with frequent power outages. according to "the washington examiner," that's what the office of consumer protection said in a filing with the maryland public service commission. the filing criticizes pepco's performance after june
on in the first. and the other story was chris tillman. baffled. threw a one hitter. baltimore their magic number now three after they win tonight 9-1. some bad news today for the wizards. john wall will miss the start of the season. stress injury to the patella. wall had been experiencing discomfort in the left knee. and mri in new york yesterday revealed the injury. the good news is surgery not necessary. he's expected to miss about 8 weeks. all right. coming up high school football game of the week. it was the top vote getter in our poll and it didn't disappoint. stonewall jackson and battlefield. all of that coming up next. >>> it's time for usa today high school sports presented by toyota. >> god, i love that music. what's up, everybody. stonewall jackson, confederate general known for his ground attacks. stonewall jackson high school known for their ground attacks. four games in and they've been at or near 200 yards rushing every time out. but in combat will field tonight. they know -- in come battlefield tonight. they know how to play. here comes battlefield. stonewall's desmond hopkins we
of carbon monoxide poisoning and called 911. the two adults and three children were taken to the baltimore hospital and they are all expected to be okay. >>> the potential for heavy rain this morning has residents in d.c.'s bloomingdale neighborhood bracing for more flash flooding. this was the scene sunday night. the street literally became a river and crews had to use a small boat to rescue a man from his car. flooding has become so common in the neighborhood that some homeowners are spending thousands of dollars to try to keep the water out. >> when water starts to overflow, it comes into the sump pump here and gets pumped out. >> you put a back flow preventer inside. >> d.c. water says the pipes in the area are too old and too small to handle the huge flow of water, but they are looking into short-term solutions. >>> 11:33 now. let's check in, once again, with storm team 4 meteorologist veronica johnson for the latest on our forecast. she's outside on our storm 4 weather deck. >> i'm sampling the air and i feel like a little stick moving through some high humidity. big difference, thou
for an exclusive interview. you can see it here on nbc4 at 10:30. >>> today the baltimore area school yeardley love graduated from will dedicate a field to her. it will include prayers and a speech from the love family. yeardley love was found dead in her apartment more nan two years ago. her on again/off again boyfriend george huguely was convicted of killing her. >>> coming up, a falling object catches neighbors by surprise. find out what they found in their yard. >>> a new study is out this morning and it may have you thinking twice before you belt out a song on your morning drive. >>> right now, we are on twitter and facebook. all morning long, you can search news4 today. find us there. back in a moment. anncr: it'll start out as concrete and steel... but it'll become so much more. a new world-class resort casino in prince george's county. two thousand construction jobs to build it. four thousand permanent, good-paying jobs when it's done. hundreds of millions for maryland schools... real oversight to make sure the money goes... where it's supposed to. but none of it will happen unless we vote
winchester, 77 cull peper, 74 in pax river. up toward baltimore, current temperature at 78 degrees. we're not seeing any rain. once again not just here but over the entire eastern half of the nation. we are clear as a bell. high pressure just sitting over the area. that area of high pressure will continue to keep things nice. we'll continue to see plenty of sunshine as we move on through the day tomorrow. guess what, high pressure still over the region. we see similar pattern. let's take it into thursday, see what changes. nothing. the area of high pressure moved from here to here. that is it. once again, plenty of sunshine on thursday. i think we'll get another great day on friday. saturday right now the day that we do think maybe a slight chance of a shower, but eve than doesn't look like much. overnight low temperatures tonight, down to 45 in winchester, 48 in culpepper, 54 in gaithersburg and 57 in washington. so, again, another chilly start, especially in those suburbs to the west. tomorrow morning, clear skies, another cool start, jacket weather once again, at least early. temper
the friendship. >>> breaking news at 7:26. just into our news room, the baltimore ravens confirming that the former owner art modell has died. the team said the 87-year-old died of natural causes. >>> good morning, everybody. i'm aaron gilchrist. croften woods elementary school is closed today because it has now power. veronica has your forecast. >> looking at some rain out there, aaron. generally showers coming into fairfax county and prince william county and heavy a rain sliding out of eastern orange and culpeper. we're at 79 degrees right now and going up to a high today of 92. most of your rain should be before about 2:00, 3:00 today. aaron? >> thank you, veronica. traffic is next. anncr: it'll start out as concrete and steel... but it'll become so much more. a new world-class resort casino in prince george's county. two thousand construction jobs to build it. four thousand permanent, good-paying jobs when it's done. hundreds of millions for maryland schools... real oversight to make sure the money goes... where it's supposed to. but none of it will happen unless we vote for...
in frederick. 83 in baltimore. 82 towards la plata. a very warm atmosphere. take a look at the heat intex. even at this hour even though we're not dealing with a whole lot of sunshine, 90 in dc. 96 toward frederick, soupy atmo. a tu stofew storms trying to ma their way toward the metro area down to the south and west. those should die out over the next couple of hours. what may not die out, though, are these showers down here toward the south. some very heavy rain down around roanoke right now. this is a boundary that looks like it's going to stay together and move right up the eastern portions of the blue ridge. we could see some fairly heavy rain overnight tonight. if you're thinking about going to the nationals game tonight, i think you're fine. will there be a brief shower? it's possible. but i think they're going to get the game in without any real problems. tomorrow we'll be watching out for the this back here. notice this line of showers and thunderstorms. this is actually a frontal boundary. this frontal boundary will help to sweep on through the area. that's what's going to help to giv
will honor its olympic heroes in baltimore. michael phelps will be among the athletes selling arbitrated. governor martin o'malley will help lead the ceremony. the paralympic games just wrapped up yesterday in london. >>> it appears some of the nationals rookies really wanted to compete in the olympics. from the looks of things, they were not interested in playing baseball. here it is, check it out. the ball players in leotards. yes, this was part of the nats annual rookie hazing ritual. pitcher gio gonzalez tweeted these pictures of the rookies. poor guys. they dressed in the likes of the u.s. olympic gymnastics team. this is probably more embarrassing than last year's rookies went through, though, they had to dress up like smurfs is. i would agree. i would prefer to be a smurf. >> they look like they're doing it in good fun. good sports for sure. >> you take one for the team. >> time for weather and traffic on the ones. >> should have given us a spoiler alert on that. now it's stuck in my brain the rest of the day. >>> good morning. something landed in our yards overnight, autumn. it's
't have power and bge has 15,000 customers without power. most of them live in the baltimore area. >>> and we want to hear about the weather you see through the evening. log on to wusa9.com. click on weather and choose submit storm report. you can send in pictures as well. >> at least one person has died during today's storms. an adult woman, she was driving on the road in mcclane and lost control of her minivan. police say the car then skidded, struck a tree, and burst into flames. the woman was burned to death. detectives are trying to determine if speed or a medical condition or everyone alcohol were factors in the crash. >>> and now an update on the double shooting in prince georges county that claimed the life of a 25-year-old woman. police have now arrested that woman's exboyfriend. 33-year-old michael jerome stewart. stewart shot brittany and another woman on sunday morning. mckinley died at the scene. investigators say stewart waited for the women outside their home in capital heights and started firing. >>> and now we move on to politics because just when he was hoping t
was visiting his cousin who plays on the school's football team. that's according to the baltimore sun, which reports a member of the team found the victim outside the student center. football coach told the paper an athletic trainer treated the victim until the paramedics got on campus. there's still no arrest in this case. >>> today neil armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, will be buried at sea. there was an emotional good-bye to neil armstrong at the church yesterday. the national cathedral has a stained glass window embedded with moon rock that armstrong and crew brought back. >>> talks between teachers and school officials are expected to pick back up today in chicago after they failed to reach a deal earlier this morning. the officiateachers returned to picket line today. the two sides worked on teacher evaluations, which is one of the main sticking points. union dell the union delegates are set to meet this afternoon. >>> the iphone 5 is available by preorder online. the latest creation went on sale this morning and will ship out this week. it boasts a larger screen, faster p
a better future for maryland. >>> the city of baltimore is planning a celebration for mike fell epps. he ends his olympic career with a report 22 totals med. the governor's office and tells us phelps and other olympians and paralimpians will be taken part in the event. >>> today's wednesday's child is a polite, man keith. he's had to deal with big disappointments in his young life. >> reporter: cartoon characters are his sperkt. at 13 years old, he says he loves art of all kinds. >> i like to look for things like collages, sculptures and different things you don't see every day. >> reporter: he loved checking out the art books. his social work es sell his's a bright young man. >> he's incredibly artistic, does beautifully in school. >> reporter: what's your favorite subject? >> math. >> reporter: are you doing well in math? >> yes. >> reporter: what kind of grades? >> a's. >> well, congratulation. he is modest about the things he does well. those who know him say he's just a nice guise, but he has had some disappointments in his young life. >> about six years ago he came in to care with
for the redskin game. low 70s. very cool up in baltimore for the ravens game. monday cool, too, low 70s and back in the upper 70s tuesday and on wednesday, some showers come in late. warming back up. high temperatures in the low 80s. here's what is coming up. >>> i'm scott broom pretending to sleep on the job in frederick county in order to test out a very expensive new chair. coming up, you'll hear the shocking price tag and why -- >> used chair from a used furniture company. >> some in the county are questioning the cause. >>> and it's wednesday, that means we get to hear from the quarterback. what rg3 has to say about the skins next on 9news. >>> all right folks, we're just two games into the football season, but robert griffin iii is already making an impression. >> if you seen the games, you know. the qb has the athleticism and the speed and not afraid to use them. >> kristen berset is here to tell us why it's not going to end any time soon. >> we knew he was a mobile quarterback. we knew the redskins would use that to their advantage, but there has been plenty of cringe worthy moments
last night's loss to baltimore. belle -- >> they didn't beat west virginia, but they did play much better than expected. something positive to take away and that's something else. freshman, stefan diggs has been named rookie of the week. the council fee no scored on two of them. digs reported a second state game. >>> it is monday and time for our game of the week poll. some big rivalries to pick up from this week. we have scherrwood, urbana, plus three huge matchups, northern virginia, just go to u.s.a.todayhighschoolsports..co >> hope they don't get rained out. >> that's it for us. >> pelley: tonight, president obama says there's no doubt about what caused the murder of a u.s. ambassador. the libyan president today called the deaths of four americans a huge tragedy. elizabeth palmer is in the middle of the still-ongoing violence. john miller has the investigation. we asked mitt romney about those candid comments that have shaken up his campaign. is it just that when someone is running for president in this day and age you can't always say what you believe? dr. jon lapook on a d
in baltimore and a slight chance of a shower on saturday and sunday, but temperatures not bad. low to mid 70s. looks nice. best shot time. this was taken the 18th of the month. so a little bit ago. we had that flooding. this is a washout and flooding of mulberry road in strasburg, virginia. nice job. you can see how dangerous flash flooding can become. this is from natasha. you want to submit a best shot, go to our website, click on the weather tab and be sure to include your name and your town and location and a description would be great because we don't know who in a minute unanimous is. back to you guys. >> thanks, topper. a 3d van rolled into town. we'll give you the technology presented to lawmakers on capitol hill. >>> first, it's not for everyone, but bacon has a cult- like following for the folks who eat it. i have some unwelcome news for you. it's coming up next. >>> back now with a consumer alert that could keep you from bringing home the bacon. we just couldn't resist that line. britain's national pig association, yes, there is one, is warning that we could be in for a bacon and
's take a live look on 95 near route 100. things are looking good both directions of 95 between baltimore and washington. let's go back over to the maps, this time all the way to the other side of town. coming in from southern maryland, route 4, route 5, 301, brandywine, accokeek, oxon hill across the wilson bridge into alexandria. 95, 395, everything is good right now. let's take a live look one wore time. here's route -- one more time. here's route 50. no issues to the beltway or through cheverly. more coming up at 5:39. >>> a suspicious bag near train tracks shut down vre's train line to manassas during last night's rush hour. >> what was inside was very disturbing. 9news now reporter kristin fisher is live in manassas. she has the latest on the investigation. what about the tracks this morning, kristin? is it all set? >> reporter: the track is back open. in fact, the first vre train of the morning just left here about 15 minutes ago. tracks back open. service back to normal. commuters very happy about that. clearly after yesterday's big delays. but they still can't believe what was fo
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